Hello, Beverly Jordan, here to show you to a simple Feminine Birthday Card using a fancy die from Spellbinders and a beautiful flower image from Kennedy Grace Creations.
This Tic Tac Toe grid is the the Kennedy Grace Creations challenge for the month of January. Use one line horizontally, vertically or diagonally. I selected the diagonal line: Die Cut, Rhinestones and Ribbon! The easy way for my creativity time during this season of the year, because I am making a birthday card for a close friend.
January's Challenge Tic Tac Toe
Other supplies I used are: Kennedy Grace Creations Beautiful Sweet Rose for the Happy Birthday sentiment; Memento Tuxedo Black Ink; MISTI stamping tool; Copic Markers: RV02, RV13, RV04, C1, C3, C5, YG11, YG13; Fiskars 12" trimmer and small scissors; Offray silver satin 5/8" ribbon; Glossy Accents; Scotch tape runner; Platinum 6 die cutting machine; Spellbinders Annabelle's Trousseau Layering frame from the Chantilly Paper Lace Collection; Spellbinder's Tool 'n One; Pattern paper is Quick Quotes Picadilly Pink Collection QQP-P1200; Want2Scrap pearl embellishments; White and pink cardstock, and Neenah white 100# white cardstock to use with the copic markers.
I cut the beautiful die set out in white cardstock and a hot pink cardstock for the frame of Annabelle's Trousseau die set. Then I cut a special piece out of Neenah 100# cardstock for the inner smaller frame again but discarded the white lattice framework and kept the center piece which was stamped with the flower. After coloring it with my copics, I assembled the entire card onto a premade 4.5" x 6.5" card base putting the Quick Quotes patterned paper down first. When I was assembling the papers, I left room for the ribbon to come through in the middle and be tucked under. So at this point, I inserted that gray/silver satin ribbon under the card base on each side. I used the end of a small pair of scissors to tuck it in and used Glossy Accents to adhere ribbon and close card base. Then I added pearl rhinestones as extra embellishments around the outside frame. I could have gone further but decided to finish it with the "Happy Birthday" sentiment from Kennedy Grace Creations Sweet Rose stamp set, stamped and handcut in a small rectangular shape to be placed at the bottom. It is such a pretty flourished script font that I thought it would be perfect with the fancy frame.
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Love and Laughter,